World Arthritis Day Is October 12

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Let’s raise awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis, 60 seconds at a time! In honor of this year’s upcoming World Arthritis Day, please share RA Guy’s ’60-Second Guide to RA’ with as many people as possible. (It really does only take a minute to read!) “All of us who live with RA can work to change uninformed attitudes and perceptions. If we …

Feds Order California Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Close Within 45 Days

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law. In an escalation of the ongoing conflict between the U.S. government and …

Paul Burstow MP – World Arthritis Day: Webchat With NRAS And CSP

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Health Minister Paul Burstow MP looks ahead to live webchat on Wednesday 12th October for World Arthritis Day “I don’t pretend to be an expert on every condition, though I do understand the devastating impact which rheumatoid arthritis can have on people if it is not identified promptly or managed effectively. Nor do I have any desire to micromanage the …

What If It Gets Any Worse?

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I had another major flare this morning. The story is much the same…I was sitting in the back of a taxi cab, on my way towards my morning physical therapy session. (Having a few sessions permanently scheduled throughout the week is working out even better than I could have ever anticipated!) I was listening to music on my iPod as …

Let’s Raise Awareness For World Arthritis Day 2011

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One of the lesser-known aspects of running a blog is the fact that your email inbox continuously fills up with product pitches and press releases, from any/every company or organization that is the least bit related to arthritis and chronic pain. I’m not complaining, and I’m definitely not saying that this shouldn’t be done. (I myself have taught some of …